ISBN-10:
0824830172
ISBN-13:
2900824830174
Pub. Date:
02/28/2006
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Imagining the Course of Life: Self-Transformation in a Shan Buddhist Community

Imagining the Course of Life: Self-Transformation in a Shan Buddhist Community

by Nancy Eberhardt
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    ISBN-13: 2900824830174
    Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
    Publication date: 02/28/2006
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 248
    Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

    Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments ix

    Note on Transcription xiii

    Chapter 1 Introduction 1

    Chapter 2 Spirits, Souls, and Selves: The Body as a Contested Site 28

    Chapter 3 Souls into Spirits: Death as Self-Transformation 46

    Chapter 4 Domesticating the Self 72

    Chapter 5 Maintaining Health and Well-Being 101

    Chapter 6 Marking Maturity: The Negotiation of Social Inequalities at Midlife 124

    Chapter 7 The Ethnopsychology of Aging and Overall Development 147

    Chapter 8 Imagined Lives 171

    Notes 179

    Glossary 191

    References 195

    Index 201

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